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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 1 November 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 1 November 2017

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: 137km E of Tadine, New Caledonia on Tue, 31 Oct 00h42, which had occurred 1 day 2 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Loyalty Islands on Wednesday, 1 November 2017
Date & time: Wednesday, 1 November 2017 02:23 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.58°S / 168.9°E (New Caledonia)
Nearest volcano: Eastern Gemini Seamount (158 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 1 Nov 2017
Wed, 1 Nov 02:23 UTCM 6.6 / 11 kmLOYALTY ISLANDSEMSC
Wed, 1 Nov 02:23 UTCM 6.6 / 10 km- 103km E of Tadine, New CaledoniaUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Brighton, MI / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt 3 small bumps in floor few seconds apart.
Wolvega, Netherland (16246.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
(20.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 10 secondes
New caledonia, Goro Yaté / MMI IV (Light shaking): last earthquake at 13h20
Nouméa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Having a rest on the sofa and fell a long little shake
NOUMEA / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nouméa (New Caledonia) (266 km W from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti depuis Nouméa. 3ème étage. Il a aussi fait trembler bruyamment les portes coulissantes du placard pendant une petite minute. (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (265 km W from epicenter)(no details): J'ai juste senti ma chaise osciller, plusieurs fois (via EMSC)
Noumea (New Caledonia) (265 km W from epicenter)(no details): Effect during 15 sec (via EMSC)

 

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